Astronomical images

by  Lauri Melamies

 

 

Planets

Clusters

Nebulae

Galaxies

Wide Field

Other

 

 

M1

 

Experimenting with a mobile phone

 

Mercury

M13

M27

M31

Around M31

Sun

Venus

M44

M42

M33

Aurora

Moon

Mars

M45

M57

M51

Taurus&Jet

Lunar ecl.

Jupiter

 

NGC6888

M81&M82 

Around Deneb

OJ287

Saturn

 

NGC7000

M101

From Veil to NGC7000

 

Uranus

 

Eastern Veil

M106      M108       M109

From NGC7k to IC1396

Comet PANSTARRS

Several

 

Veil

M105 + 8 other galaxies in Leo

 Moon and Venus

 

 

 

IC1396

Leo Triplet

 Orion

 

Ceres

 

Horse Head

Galaxies in Virgo

 Milky Way 1

 

 

 

Heart and Soul

NGC6946

 Milky Way 2

 

 

 

 

 

 Southern skies

 Equipment

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Update on 2019 Nov 21: Experimenting with a mobile phone camera: An image of the Summer Triangle was added. Just a single 30 s shot with a Huawei P20 Pro..

Update on 2017 Sep 17: Image of M105 + 8 other galaxies in Leo was added

Update on 2016 Nov 20: Image of the Mercury transit on May 2016 was added

Update on 2015 Dec 9: Images of Uranus and NGC6888, Crescent Nebula were added.

Update on 2015 Apr 7: Image of M1, Crab Nebula was added. An image and a time lapse animation of the partial eclipse of 20th of March 2015 was added.

Update on 2014 Dec 14: The objects labelled above as "NGC7000" and "Around M31" were revisited with the newly acquired Canon EF 200 mm lens and the now modified Canon 550D camera. Equipment page was updated accordingly.

Update on 2014 May 1: Images of the galaxies M106, M108 and M109 were added. These are my first guided exposures. Equipment page was slightly updated.

Update on 2014 Mar 4: Image of constellation Orion and another image about the core part of Orion were added

Update on 2013 Nov 20: Image of Comet PANSTARRS, passing the Andromeda Galaxy (M31) in Spring 2013, was added

Update on 2012 Sep 28: Images of  the June 2012 transit of Venus were added. M57 was revisited with the 250 mm reflector. NGC6946 galaxy was added.

Update on 2012 Apr 03: A new image of Mars was added. M51 was revisited with a d = 150 mm reflector (already in Spring 2011, but processed only now) and M81&82 was revisited with the new d = 250 mm reflector. Euipment page was updated.

Update on 2011 Dec 18: A new Jupiter image was added again. M27 and M33 were revisited with a d = 150 mm reflector.

Update on 2010 Dec 11: A new Jupiter image was added.

Update on 2010 Jun 8: A new Saturn image and a scenic wide field image of Moon & Venus were added. The Moon image was replaced by a new one, including a close-up view to the Western part of Mare Serenitatis.

Update on 2009 Dec 20: Ceres, Heart and Soul, and OJ287 (quasar) added.

Update on 2008 Dec 13: Veil added (previous "Veil" renamed for "Eastern Veil"), IC1396 as well as two new wide field images ("From Veil to NGC7000" and "From NGC7000 to IC1396") added, and Equipment slightly updated.

Update on 2007 Dec 18: A new version of Milkyway 1, shot with a modified Canon 300D, added, and Equipment updated.

Update on 2007 May 17: Galaxies in Virgo added.

Update on 2006 Dec 17: Another Milky Way image (Milky Way 1) added.

Update on 2006 May 12: M51, M101, Leo Triplet, a new Saturn image and another Aurora image added.

Update on 2005 Dec 13: NGC7000 and M45 replaced; M33, Horse Head, Veil and Milky Way added, Equipment also updated.

Update on 2005 Aug 30: M81&M82 replaced by a new picture, pictures from Southern skies added.

Update on 2005 Mar 18: M42 replaced by a new picture.

Update on 2004 Oct 28: Lunar eclipse sequence added.

Update on 2004 Oct 24: M27, M45, M57 and "Around M31" added, M13, M31 and "Around Deneb" & NGC7000 replaced by new pictures.